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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... repressive, whereas societies without a state are freer. This essay review asks whether the author shares with states, despite his criticism of them, a paucity of concern for the fates of individuals. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Reviews AN ANARCHIST HISTORY...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 301.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Barry Allen bgallen@mcmaster.ca Gilbert Simondon , Individuation in the Light of Notions of Form and Information , trans. Taylor Adkins ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2020 ), 713 pp. Gilbert Simondon , On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., feminist to nonfeminist, and religious agnostic to devout Catholic. Higginbotham discusses political theorist C. B. McPherson's idea of “possessive individualism” and its influence on Fox-Genovese's steadfast belief that individual rights derive from society (rather than innate nature) and that the concept...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... their hostility to religion) misunderstand that Evans's stance was not one against female individualism, but rather (given her commitment as a Christian) a stance against the unbridled individualism of modern American society. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 COLUMNS RELIGION, MEANING...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Michael Schreyach Barnett Newman professed that a beholder's encounter with his paintings was like meeting another person for the first time. He believed the experience produced the conditions for apprehending an ethical relationship that would entail both the individual's achievement of his or her...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in Beaumarchais are not fixed and eternal but evolve in historical time. Figaro himself emerges as a characteristically modern figure, neither noble nor base but mixed, many-sided, energetic, and enterprising, an individual rather than a type, and thus a more realistic representative of Enlightenment and post...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., later a public institution, originally in Hamburg (in the 1920s) and then in London from 1933 to the present. This essay also explores the various ways in which books have been — and continue to be — acquired by the Warburg Library, including publication (both individual and institutional), donation...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
...—in keeping with the project’s international, interdisciplinary, and innovative working methods. This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” represents individual perspectives on a dynamic and demanding group project that the participants feel, in retrospect, had much...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 332–338.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to substantiate that “societies do as a rule smother instinctive (along with distinctive) behaviors, but in the process they also as a rule incarnate the least respectable instincts with greater force than individuals can do independently. . . . If even heroism and altruism, let alone standard social conduct...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 9–10.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Kwame Anthony Appiah; Joseph Frank; Stanley N. Katz; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 339–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Paul Feyerabend; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 122.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Clifford Geertz; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 43.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stephen Toulmin; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring 1992 and the succeeding issue, Fall...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 44.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Cornelius Castoriadis; Stanley Cavell; Steven Marcus; Jeffrey M. Perl At the founding editor’s invitation in 1991–92, the members of the editorial board and the department editors of Common Knowledge wrote individual and small-group calls for papers to be published in the inaugural issue of Spring...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
... generation mythologized the Nazi period as a criminal abyss. If this strategy allowed the government of the Federal Republic to assume legal responsibility for reparation claims, it also served to release individuals from working through their own painful pasts. This stage yielded to a second phase, one...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 292–320.
Published: 01 April 2019
... was the transition toward focus on the individual fostered by the Cynics, Epicureans, and Stoics. The suddenness and irruptive nature of this transition cannot be satisfactorily understood as a reflection of political changes alone, but its deeper roots are obscured by the dominance of Plato, Aristotle, and others...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 39–64.
Published: 01 January 2020
... unproblematic, rather than a demand for love or an expectation of loathing. The concept of xenophilia presupposes an abstract category—the xenos —that it regards as anterior to, and independent of, any concrete determinations, while philoxenia understands the xenos to be a quite specific individual. Philoxenia...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 308–332.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by Muslim and Christian individuals, blurred religious belonging as it is traditionally defined. Anthropologists and ethnologists have studied exopraxis broadly, while historians have neglected the topic until recently. In the case of anthropologists, studies have mostly focused on the spatiality of sharing...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 453–551.
Published: 01 August 2020
... be unique to individuals. An obliviousness to these three discourses can limit seriously what can be said about, and what can be said on behalf of, the literary and critical texts framed in their terms and also, most importantly, what can be said about the nature of literary characters. Copyright © 2020...